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1 Sargeant, William A. S. Geologists and the History of Geology: An International Bibliography from the Origins to 1978 [5 volume set]
London Macmillan (1980) First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
No previous owner's signatures, stamps or markings.; Five volumes. 4526 pages. Red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 254 x 177mm. "This bibliography attempts to bring together details of all those works written in languages using the Latin alphabet which deal with the history of geology. It does not pretend to list the book and publications thatm by their announcement of original theories and discoveries or their presentation of new information, form the foundations and framework for the science of geology [. . .] Instead, these volumes are a compilation of detailed bibliographic information on the works, major or minor, which tell of the origin and growth of geology, of its societies, associations and collections, of the history of the petroleum industry in which so many geologists have found employment, and of the lives of the men and women whose endeavours have built the science of geology and shown how it can be put to the service of mankind." - from the General Introduction, page 5. Volume One: Preface; General Introduction; General Works; Historical Accoutns of Societies, Museums and other Institutions Concerned with Geology; Histories of the Petroleum Industry; Accounts of Events Significant in the History of Geology; Volume Two: The Individual Geologists, A-K; Volume Three: The Individual Geologists, L-Z; Prospectors, Diviners and Mining Engineers; Volume Four: Index of Geologists by Nationality and Country; Index of Geologists by Specialty; Volume Five: Index of Authors, Editors and Translators; Appendix. [NB: No additional postage other than our standard rate will be required on this heavy set]. ; 4to 
Price: 729.00 NZD
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